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Entertainment Larry King dies age 87

14:31  24 january  2021
14:31  24 january  2021 Source:   covermg.com

Larry King, decades-long fixture of U.S. TV interviews, dead at 87

  Larry King, decades-long fixture of U.S. TV interviews, dead at 87 Larry King, decades-long fixture of U.S. TV interviews, dead at 87King had been hospitalized in Los Angeles with a COVID-19 infection, according to several media reports. He died at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Ora Media, a television production company founded by King, said in a post on Twitter.

Larry King , giant of US broadcasting who achieved worldwide fame for interviewing political leaders and celebrities, has died at the age of 87 . King conducted an estimated 50,000 interviews in his six-decade career, which included 25 years as host of the popular CNN talk show Larry King Live.

He was 87 . King hosted " Larry King Live" on CNN for over 25 years, interviewing presidential candidates, celebrities, athletes, movie stars and "With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host and friend Larry King , who passed away this morning at age 87 at

U.S. talk show host Larry King has died at the age of 87.

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The award-winning TV and radio host who became a household name with his long-running CNN show Larry King Live, died on Saturday at the age of 87, confirmed an announcement posted on his official Twitter account.

“With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host, and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles," it read.

The cause of death was not revealed, but King’s death comes weeks after it was revealed he was battling Covid-19.

Larry King, US talk show host, dies aged 87

  Larry King, US talk show host, dies aged 87 The former CNN talk show host dies after recently being hospitalised at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for coronavirus treatment.The former CNN talk show host was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for coronavirus treatment at the beginning of January.

Larry King , iconic American TV host with a career that has spanned more than six decades, has died at the age 87 . Larry King was born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger on November 19, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York. His parents were Orthodox Jewish immigrants from Lithuania and Austria-Hungary.

Larry King died on Jan. 23 at age 87 , according to a statement released on his official Twitter account. Ora Media shared the news, writing, "With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host, and friend Larry King , who passed away this morning at age 87 at

“For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television and digital media, Larry’s many thousands of interviews, awards, and global acclaim stand as a testament to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster," the statement continued. "Additionally, while it was his name appearing in the shows’ titles, Larry always viewed his interview subjects as the true stars of his programs, and himself as merely an unbiased conduit between the guest and audience."

The broadcaster had battled numerous health problems over the years, including prostate cancer and type-two diabetes. In 1987, he suffered a heart attack that required quintuple-bypass surgery, and in 2017 he underwent surgery to remove a malignant tumour in his lung.

Last year, two of King’s five children – son Andy and daughter Chaia – died within weeks of each other.

King's broadcasting fame began in the 1970s, and his iconic Larry King Live on CNN show aired between 1985 and 2010.

Shawn King Reveals Husband Larry King's Final Words to Her, Says COVID-19 Was Not Cause of Death .
Larry King shared a special moment with his wife before his death on Saturday, she reveals to ET.Shawn said her final words to Larry were "I love you," and noted that the television icon kept his family on his mind until his last moments. Shawn shared two sons with Larry -- 21-year-old Chance and 20-year-old Cannon -- and he's also survived by his eldest son, 59-year-old Larry King, Jr., from his marriage to Annette Kaye.

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